Veríssimo Correia Seabra
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Seabra originated from until sow, the capital of the country belonging at that time to Portugal. With 16 years it followed 1963 of the movement of independence PAIGC . it went studying 1966 to Bulgaria around electro-technology and 1971 into the Soviet Union, where it received military training. After its return it was responsible person for the artillery in the shrub war against the Portuguese at the border to Guinea. After the country after the carnation revolution 1974 became independent received he to 1976 officer training in Portugal.
in the following years it played an important role in the PAIGC, which were now a unit party. 1980 he took part in the Putsch against the president Luís de Almeida Cabral. It ascended in the military hierarchy and was 1991 to 1992 deputy commander of the contingent of Guinea-Bissau with the UN-mission in Angola. 1994 he became an operation boss of the supreme command.
1998 it supported Ansumané Mané in its attempt to fall the president João Bernardo Vieira which also succeeded at an involving heavy losses civil war in May 1999. Seabra became chief of staff of the army and remained loyal opposite the new president Kumba Ialá, when Mané undertook and was killed a renewed Putschversuch in November 2000.
head of state
after as a president as luck and unsuccessfully showed himself to Ialá and its for pay fell Seabra the presidents waited soldiers in vain to 14. September 2003. In the own country the Putsch was rather welcomed, condemned however predominantly abroad. As a chairman of a committee for the production of a constitutional and democratic order he handed over the office of the head of state to 28. September 2003 at Henrique Pereira pink one as head of an interim government. To 28. March 2004 free parliamentary elections took place.
Web on the left of
- Kurzbiografie at IRISHWOMAN NEWS, 17. September 2003 (English)
- AFP to the death of Veríssimo Correia Seabra, 7. October 2004 (French)
- radio France international about same, 7. October 2004 (French)
Luís de Almeida Cabral | João Bernardo Vieira | Carmen Pereira | João Bernardo Vieira | Ansumané Mané | Malam Bacai Sanhá | Kumba Ialá | Veríssimo Correia Seabra | Henrique Pereira pink one | João Bernardo Vieira
|NAME||Seabra, Veríssimo Correia|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||former head of state of Guinea-Bissau|
|DATE OF BIRTH||16. February 1947|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||until sow|
|DYING DATE||6. October 2004|
|DYING PLACE||until sow|